Australias next top trader

In by Katherine GaleaLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1July 17, 2019 at 8:47 pmKatherine GaleaHi! Great podcasts and Im learning so much from you both! Just having a look around on your website and was wondering if you will be running the Australias next top trader again as I…View Topic

Learning economics 101

In by Roger Wilco1 Comment

Replies1Voices2July 12, 2019 at 8:20 pmRoger WilcoHey! Love the show. I’ve been listening for about 6 months, and it’s been terrific to listen to you both explain a range of ideas and concepts in the way that you do. Well done,…View Topic

Active ETFs

In by Jodi PettersenLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1July 10, 2019 at 5:10 pmJodi PettersenHey guys, Love your podcast and think you’re really doing a great service educating and engaging young (and old!) audiences when it comes to investing. I haven’t heard you specifically addressing Active ETFs as a…View Topic

Bitcoin Billionaire- yay or nay?

In by Georgia Roberts1 Comment

Replies1Voices2July 9, 2019 at 2:20 pmGeorgia RobertsHey Guys! Thanks for your amazing podcast, I am completely addicted and have now got my husband equally addicted. Twiggy Forrest has told Australians on live television to invest in Bitcoin Billionaire. It seems too…View Topic

RSU and ESPP in calculating returns

In by jden reddenLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1July 4, 2019 at 9:15 pmjden reddenI work for an employer that grants me RSUs every year, my question is: how do I calculate my returns for this equity. For me, my acquisition cost for the RSU is $0, however, they…View Topic

ETF distribution causes price drop

In by James PengelleyLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1July 3, 2019 at 3:22 pmJames PengelleyHi there, I recently received a large dividend payout (~9%) from an etf that was unexpected (I’d invested for growth, not income and there was very little history of dividends being paid in this fund).…View Topic

Quarterly Reports

In by Corey1 Comment

Replies1Voices2June 27, 2019 at 11:31 amCoreyHey, Hope you’re both well. I have recently started reading ‘how to make money in stocks’ and I want to implement it but I am just wondering how i go about accessing quarterly reports or…View Topic

ASX company acquired by TSXV company

In by Christopher Press1 Comment

Replies1Voices2June 13, 2019 at 3:06 pmChristopher PressA company I have holdings in, Creso Pharma (ASX:CPH), has recently had a proposal for acquisition from a company, Pharmaceilo (TSXV:PCLO). Both companies are listed cannabis producer/supplier companies that grow then supply into differing markets.…View Topic

Costa Group Holdings

In by James Murray1 Comment

Replies1Voices2June 2, 2019 at 6:40 pmJames MurrayIn a market where value is pretty dry, is it possible that Costa Group Holdings could be at good value right now? Trying to to think like Warren Buffet. Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Thoughts on Bond ETF’s?

In by Christie W1 Comment

Replies1Voices2June 1, 2019 at 9:46 pmChristie WHi Guys! I’m currently investing in a few different ETF’s (VAS, VGS, IEM), but I hear a lot about including some bonds or Fixed income in the portfolio to help with diversification and stability in…View Topic

Personal Tax and Franking Credits

In by Rarm Paul1 Comment

Replies1Voices2May 30, 2019 at 4:56 pmRarm PaulHi Guys, I’m a small investor on a low income and all of my stocks that pay dividends have franking credits at 100%. But I’ve had a thought – because of my low income, if…View Topic

Bond ETF vs High Interest Savings Account

In by Gary HostLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pmGary HostI’ve gathered a moderate investment portfolio and am looking to park my cash somewhere liquid for use if opportunities arise. Traditionally I guess this would be somewhere like a high interest savings account – but…View Topic

Undervalued Companies vs. Good Companies

In by Joe LesterLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1May 22, 2019 at 10:37 pmJoe LesterIs there any point in searching for ‘good companies’? Won’t it’s strong performance be reflected in the share price? Shouldn’t i be searching for undervalued companies instead? Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Terrible time for new investory to get in?

In by Tasman Baell4 Comments

Replies4Voices3May 21, 2019 at 3:07 pmTasman BaellHey guys, I’m new to the world of investing and am soaking up as much knowledge as quickly as possible. It’s quite clear that it will take months (and ultimately years) to get a better…View Topic

ETF liquidity

In by James Pengelley1 Comment

Replies1Voices2May 12, 2019 at 12:14 amJames PengelleyHi, Could you explain how liquidity works in the context of ETFs? Should ETFs with a low daily trading volume be any cause for concern? Also, how do you feel about some warnings that ETFs…View Topic

Buy now pay later sector

In by Damien AllisonLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1May 10, 2019 at 3:18 pmDamien AllisonHi guys. Love your podcast. I’m just learning the ropes of share investing and your podcast is very easy to listen to and helpful. Was just wondering if you could do an episode on the…View Topic

VAS vs VHY

In by James Murray1 Comment

Replies1Voices2May 3, 2019 at 11:05 amJames MurrayEquity mates, Very keen to put some cabbage into an ETF to let the power of compounding do its thing. I’m trying to compare the vanguard A300 and the vanguard High yield. If I’m 22,…View Topic

Swapping Brokerage Platforms

In by Tash Gustke1 Comment

Replies1Voices2April 16, 2019 at 12:48 pmTash GustkeI currently buy and sell shares through Westpac (mainly buying as I am looking at long term compound growth), however I am looking at selling a few shares. As Westpac has a high brokerage fee…View Topic

What should be the STOP/LOSS in long run?

In by Prabh SinghLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1April 9, 2019 at 11:58 amPrabh SinghHi, Two questions for this month: 1. If I am planning to do long term investment(3 years) what should be my STOP/LOSS? Moreover, is it a good idea to have big stop/loss in the first…View Topic

Limit orders

In by gabriel sciannimanica3 Comments

Replies3Voices2March 26, 2019 at 11:06 amgabriel sciannimanicaHi guys. I have set up a trading system where i receive email signals of which/how many shares to buy at a particular days open. I have some questions around limit day orders (buy and…View Topic

Shorting a stock & how/where to research companies

In by Daniel Burston1 Comment

Replies1Voices2March 26, 2019 at 11:03 amDaniel BurstonHey fellas, I’m a social worker in the Newcastle area and have started my investment journey all thanks to you both! I’m really having fun with it. I am very interested to know a bit…View Topic

Superannuation

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Replies1Voices2March 16, 2019 at 9:31 amlukee91Hi Fellas, I have a few questions around superannuation: 1. Do you guys think that superannuation is a sufficient investment into the share market or whether it is still a good idea to invest in…View Topic

So confused!

In by E1 Comment

Replies1Voices2March 12, 2019 at 2:26 pmEWho is Alec? Who is Ren? Like1 Dislike0View Topic

SelfWealth

In by Janice Kho1 Comment

Replies1Voices2March 10, 2019 at 1:50 pmJanice KhoI’ve been looking into which broker to use to start my investing journey. I’ve come across SelfWealth and it looks like it’s a new broker who charges a flat fee no matter the dollar value…View Topic

Portfolio Update

In by Chris OBrien1 Comment

Replies1Voices2March 7, 2019 at 11:41 pmChris OBrienHi Mates, I am loving the podcast and wanted to say thanks. I discovered you around Christmas-NYE just passed and have gone on the back catalogue journey (I used up my school hols, teacher, in…View Topic

Vanguard ASX300 benchmark holdings

In by James Davis1 Comment

Replies1Voices2March 6, 2019 at 1:08 pmJames DavisI was looking over the Vanguard Index Australian Shares Fund and found the number of holdings interesting. Can you please explain why the benchmark has only 295 holdings? It was my understanding that by definition…View Topic

Stocks as savings for kids

In by Katie Osborne1 Comment

Replies1Voices2March 6, 2019 at 8:29 amKatie OsborneI save money each week for my child who’s only a toddler. Currently it’s just in a high interest account with our families savings due to not wanting to open an account in their name…View Topic

Brokerage commissions for high value investment

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Replies0Voices1February 28, 2019 at 10:12 pmEHi, another question…. I see, and you guys have also noted, that there is a price war between the online share brokerage platforms on the trade commissions – for small trades (up to 20K usually).…View Topic

High Yield funds?

In by E2 Comments

Replies2Voices2February 28, 2019 at 3:54 pmEHi! Newcomer to your podcast and to the investing world at large! Apologies if this has been asked before, I’m interested in having a considerable chunk of my portfolio in dividends for income, and am…View Topic

Birchal

In by georgia cookeLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 27, 2019 at 10:50 amgeorgia cookeHi Equity Mates! I’d love to get your thoughts on the new Equity Crowdfunding platforms that were granted approval in 2018. From what I’ve looked at I can see there are 7 different ones –…View Topic

Stake – Stockwatching

In by Ben SherryLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 25, 2019 at 11:00 pmBen SherryWhat platform is the best way to monitor/discover stocks in the US market. ASX trading appears somewhat easier to monitor and discover stocks because your surrounded with products etc… Would buying a subscription to the…View Topic

Opinion on Raiz?

In by Dean Dalby1 Comment

Replies1Voices2February 22, 2019 at 11:34 pmDean DalbyGood day guys, firstly I want to praise you on the show! Keep up the good working the information provided is valuable and much appreciated. I am wondering if you guys have heard and could…View Topic

Tax calculations when Selling Shares

In by Emma AlexanderLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 22, 2019 at 3:33 pmEmma AlexanderIf I have bought a bunch of shares over time, ie. in an employee share scheme, when it comes to selling them, how do I know which shares are sold first? For example, if my…View Topic

Avz- lithium

In by Brad LucasLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 20, 2019 at 9:28 amBrad LucasHey lads, love the content. I have been investing for about 2 years now. Specifically in the lithium sector. In November 2017 I bought into avz after doing a bit of research at around 23c…View Topic

Uranium

In by Gordon HarrisonLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 20, 2019 at 12:56 amGordon HarrisonHey guys, Firstly, what a great podcast you have yourself. It’s literally taken me from sitting on the sidelines to slowly dipping my toe in the water and I’m only halfway through them all! Apologies…View Topic

Investing in a reverse takeover

In by Arabella KemptonLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 19, 2019 at 1:14 pmArabella KemptonMy question is about The BetMakers (TBH) – currently under a reverse takeover by PlayUp My question is – what happens if you buy shares in a company that is undergoing a reverse takeover? Do…View Topic

Aussie investing in the S&P 500

In by JohnLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 14, 2019 at 9:45 amJohnHey Boys, After reading JL Collins book ” The Simple Path to wealth” (fantastic book btw) he reccomends putting a majority of his money into vanguards VTSAX, now after much research the most similar I…View Topic

Investing in Global Infrastructure

In by John Gardner2 Comments

Replies2Voices1February 9, 2019 at 7:03 pmJohn GardnerHi Guys, I’ve been listening the past 4 months and enjoying the podcast. Just taken the plunge and registered so that i could ask the following question. I have a portfolio of mainly LIC’s, ETF’s…View Topic

Covered Calls

In by Julie MackintoshLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 8, 2019 at 10:38 amJulie MackintoshCould you please explain covered calls and if they are something an everyday investor can do themselves? Like0 Dislike0View Topic

LiveTiles(LVT)

In by nishant krishnanLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 6, 2019 at 11:44 pmnishant krishnanHey guys, Just wanted your thoughts on Livetiles? Cheers, Nish Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Progressive dividends

In by Chris BellLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 6, 2019 at 11:14 amChris BellRemember pre GFC when companies had a progressive dividend policy (dividend increases every year)? Is that still a thing or was it a passing fad? If companies are still doing this, which ones? And do…View Topic

Recommendations for Financial Advisors

In by Justin LanzLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 5, 2019 at 1:57 pmJustin LanzHey guys, Love what you are doing. My question is in relation to financial advisors. I live in Melbourne and would like to get serious about investing my money. I’m currently 100% in cash with…View Topic

Jayride Group

In by Jon AshLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 5, 2019 at 1:55 pmJon AshWhat are your thoughts on the Jayride Group? Will this be a better option than Webjet in terms of growth? Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Commsec Portfolio Split

In by Daniel CannonLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 3, 2019 at 3:11 pmDaniel CannonHey guys, Do you know if there is any way to ‘split’ your Commsec portfolio into two separate portfolios or would I have to open up a separate Commsec account? I would like to implement…View Topic

Subscription Stock Picking Services

In by Timothy WalkerLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1February 1, 2019 at 1:38 pmTimothy WalkerHi guys, Really enjoying your podcast! I’m currently bingeing my way through it now. I wanted to ask what your opinion was on paid subscription stock picking services? There are a few of these services…View Topic

ETF price drop after ex-dividend

In by Paul McKLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1January 30, 2019 at 12:05 pmPaul McKWhen a company pays a dividend, the share price of the company (typically) drops by the value of the dividend. Eg. share price is $1.00 and pays a 5% dividend (0% franked) so the share…View Topic

Joel Greenblatt – ETF?

In by Bec1 Comment

Replies1Voices2January 23, 2019 at 5:26 pmBecHi mates I just listened to the Joel Greenblatt book review and it got me thinking, instead of buying the top 30 according to his formula, is there an ETF that replicates this? Thanks Bec…View Topic

eSports stocks

In by Prabh Singh1 Comment

Replies1Voices2January 22, 2019 at 9:58 pmPrabh SinghWhat’s your take on eSports stocks like “eSports Mogul”? Do they have potential in the long term, specially after 5G, like bitcoin exploded? Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Mortgage and investing

In by Julian Chan1 Comment

Replies1Voices2January 19, 2019 at 4:44 amJulian ChanHey lads, Massive fan of the podcast, listened to the entire thing from beginning to dividEND within only under 2 months! Superb content! One perhaps 2 questions: 1. If you have a mortgage (which I’m…View Topic

Treasury Wines

In by Kasia Emmanuel1 Comment

Replies1Voices2January 17, 2019 at 9:17 pmKasia EmmanuelHello hello! This is just a quick one: what do you guys think of investing in wine ? Really interested to hear your thoughts on that. Thanks ! Kasia Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Ethical/sustainability ETFs

In by Kasia Emmanuel1 Comment

Replies1Voices2January 17, 2019 at 9:14 pmKasia EmmanuelHi Guys, Great show, I’ve been enjoying your podcasts for the last few weeks and I wish you were recording new episodes more frequently. Entertaining as well as informative – thanks for that ! My…View Topic

Currency conveter

In by John Polizzi1 Comment

Replies1Voices2January 16, 2019 at 7:43 pmJohn PolizziHi, I’ve started investing in an ETF through Stake but a question I have which I can’t seem to figure out is how the US/Aussie dollar affects my shares. Can you please explain if the…View Topic

Periodic metrics to track

In by Daniel Cannon1 Comment

Replies1Voices2January 13, 2019 at 6:00 pmDaniel CannonHey Mates, Im interested to hear your thoughts on which metrics/measurements we should keep track off as investors, how often to check each metric and how those metrics affect things like share price and the…View Topic

BONDS

In by Lauren Brown1 Comment

Replies1Voices2December 27, 2018 at 4:51 pmLauren BrownCan you please do an episode on Bonds, the different types, pro’s/con’s, how to buy etc. are they worth it for diversifying your portfolio etc. I am researching through the ASIC and ASX websites and…View Topic

Ownership options

In by turtle1 Comment

Replies1Voices2December 26, 2018 at 2:42 pmturtleHey guys great show, ive only started listening a few months back and have heard nearly every episode. I am only new to investing and have just recently made my first few purchases on the…View Topic

Investment Goals

In by Chards1 Comment

Replies1Voices2December 20, 2018 at 1:35 pmChardsHi Guys, As a young 20’s or so beginning the journey into investing and saving. I’d like to hear your thoughts on setting investment goals. You mention that the 8th wonder of the world is…View Topic

Brokerage fees

In by Jon Kearns1 Comment

Replies1Voices2December 7, 2018 at 11:39 amJon KearnsIs there an Australian equivalent to Stake, where I can place unlimited trades with no brokerage fees? Thanks Jon Like0 Dislike0View Topic

A2 Milk

In by Alex Hall1 Comment

Replies1Voices2December 5, 2018 at 3:16 pmAlex HallHi, Apologies if you have already answered this question, but I have only just started listening to your podcast. I am a fan of what you guys are doing, however in episode 2 I note…View Topic

Tax

In by Nick Quail1 Comment

Replies1Voices2December 1, 2018 at 4:47 pmNick QuailHey guys. Love the podcast. A quick question id love for you both to explore: What exactly do you need to report to the ATO when doing your yearly tax return? What documentation do they…View Topic

Woodside on the slide with gas on the rise?

In by Becker1 Comment

Replies1Voices1November 27, 2018 at 1:48 pmBeckerMates, Love your show. I just started investing again and was hoping someone can help me with this question? I have been watching the oil price tank, thinking this would be a great time to…View Topic

Investing off the back of an ETF

In by James PengelleyLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1November 6, 2018 at 12:57 amJames PengelleyI would be curious to hear your thoughts on an idea I had this week. I recently bought a collection of units in 2 ETFs in Australia as well as a selection of tech stocks…View Topic

Peter Schiff

In by Timothy FanningLeave a Comment

Replies0Voices1October 25, 2018 at 2:18 pmTimothy FanningWhat do you guys thing about Peter Schiff? I think he is very smart but when you are always saying that a crash is coming, eventually you are going to be right. So in that…View Topic

Vanguard Managed Fund vs ETF (plus a CGT question…)

In by Bec1 Comment

Replies1Voices2October 22, 2018 at 11:36 amBecHi Team Love the podcast! I think you’re doing an incredible job and look forward to listening each week. Just following on from Daniel’s question if you compare the Vanguard Lifestyle Growth Fund (fees at…View Topic

EFT vs Buying ASX directly

In by Sasha Tynan1 Comment

Replies1Voices2October 19, 2018 at 12:10 pmSasha TynanHi Equity Mates, Firstly thank you for answering my previous question. While looking at EFTs that track indexs, I noticed that the ASX itself is a listed company (asx code ASX, simple). If you wanted…View Topic

$5,000 to invest.. Managed Funds vs ETF

In by Daniel2 Comments

Replies2Voices2October 12, 2018 at 10:12 amDanielHi Guys, Recently started listening to your podcasts and have found them really helpful! I’m looking to start investing and have about $5,000 to play with. Vanguard Investments had caught my eye after you mentioned…View Topic

Emergency Funds

In by Matthew Post1 Comment

Replies1Voices2October 8, 2018 at 12:26 pmMatthew PostG’day Guys My wife and I presently accumulating our “emergency” fund. It will ultimately be approximately $20,000.00 with which we have no purpose for other than to fall back on. Putting it in an offset…View Topic

Education

In by Chards1 Comment

Replies1Voices2October 6, 2018 at 7:36 pmChardsHi guys, just wondering what you have studied since leaving highschool? (apart from the school of buffetology haha_ Cheers, chards Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Crypto

In by Michael Koripas1 Comment

Replies1Voices2September 13, 2018 at 6:15 pmMichael KoripasDo you feel its too late to invest in crypto-currency? Is it the future of currency? Or would you stick to equity investments? Like0 Dislike0View Topic

Is there an Australian Derivatives Market?

In by Sasha Tynan1 Comment

Replies1Voices2September 12, 2018 at 9:15 amSasha TynanIs there an Australian equivalent to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for those looking to dabble in this form of investing? and if so, how does one access it. I know in America one of the…View Topic

ETF dividends

In by Brendon2 Comments

Replies2Voices2September 11, 2018 at 8:05 pmBrendonEarlier in the year I was as looking to invest in an ETF to further diversify my portfolio. In my strategy I like businesses that offer a reinvestment plan or have a growing dividend that…View Topic

Defensive Strategy

In by Jayson Tayeh2 Comments

Replies2Voices2September 7, 2018 at 12:50 pmJayson TayehHi guys, Really love the show and sincerely apologise for registering but being a no-show at your Melbourne event on Wednesday. I hope you got a good crowd and keen for a recap in your…View Topic